Best Cooking Quotes and Sayings

Cooking Quotes: You know you are passionate about cooking when you stop surfing TV channels or Netflix show after a cooking show appears on your screen. When you follow Gordon Ramsey too hard and never mind his hard dissing because a sassy chef is a life. Even if you do not love cooking much, we are sure you have someone in your life who gets excited seeing a spatula or a good bake instrument.

Here is an inspirational compilation of cooking quotes for all the good souls who is a magician in a kitchen or want to be one. We hope our funny and motivational quotes about cooking and making food will ignite the passion for cooking in you. Scroll down to discover the rest.

Cooking Quotes

“Cooking is the art of adjustment.” – Jacques Pepin

“Cooking is one of the strongest ceremonies for life.” – Laura Esquivel

“The more you know, the more you can create. There’s no end to imagination in the kitchen.” – Julia Child

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“When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.” – Laiko Bahrs

“Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet Van Horne

“The most indispensable ingredient of all good home cooking: love for those you are cooking for.” – Sophia Loren

“I’m not a chef. But I’m passionate about food – the tradition of it, cooking it, and sharing it.” – Zac Posen

“I’m just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.” – Maya Angelou

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“Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.” – Mary Berry

“You don’t come into cooking to get rich.” – Gordon Ramsay

“If you’re not the one cooking, stay out of the way and compliment the chef.” – Michael Strahan

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Childs

“I love being at home and cooking and baking.” – Blake Lively

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“Chef doesn’t mean that you’re the best cook, it simply means boss.” – Tom Colicchio

“Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact measurements.” – Marcel Boulestin

“A kitchen is a good place to be, almost always the best place in the house.” – Michael Ruhlman

“Banish the onion from the kitchen and the pleasure flies with it.” – Elizabeth Robbins Pennell

“The heart of the home beats in the kitchen and a healthy one beats three times a day.” – Bangambiki Habyarimana

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“An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup.” – H.L. Mencken

“When you’re the conscious captain in your kitchen, you’ll feel better mentally and physically.” – Kris Carr

“In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.” – Julia Child

Quotes About Cooking

“Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything.” – Julia Child

“…No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” – Julia Child

Quotes About Cooking

“Oh, I adore to cook. It makes me feel so mindless in a worthwhile way.” – Truman Capote

“Cooking today is a young man’s game, I don’t give a bollocks what anyone says.” – Gordon Ramsay

“Cooking is an observation-based process that you can’t do if you’re so completely focused on a recipe.” – Alton Brown

“Taste as you go. When you taste the food throughout the cooking process you can make adjustments as you go.” – Anne Burrell


“Techniques are not the most difficult to teach. The attitudes chefs take are much more important.” – Alain Ducasse

“Fish, to taste right, must swim three times: in water, in butter and in wine.” – Polish proverb

“Kitchens should be designed around what’s truly important-fun, food, and life.” – Daniel Boulud

“If you want to become a great chef, you have to work with great chefs. And that’s exactly what I did.” – Gordon Ramsay


“If you can organize your kitchen, you can organize your life.” – Louis Parrish

“Great cooking favors the prepared hands.” – Jacques Pepin

“I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.” – Madam Benoit

“Cookery is a wholly unselfish art: All good cooks, like all great artists, must have an audience worth cooking for.” – Andre Simon


“Get in your kitchens, buy unprocessed foods, turn off the TV, and prepare your own foods. This is liberating.” – Joel Salatin

“Great cooking is about being inspired by the simple things around you fresh markets, various spices. It doesn’t necessarily have to look fancy.” – G. Garvin

Also Read: Famous Food Quotes of All Time

Funny Cooking Quotes

“Kissing don’t last: cookery do.” – George Meredith

“The way you make an omelet reveals your character.” – Anthony Bourdain

“The kitchen oven is reliable, but it’s made us lazy.” – Jamie Oliver

“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.” – Harry S Truman

“I would love to date a chef. I’d probably get really fat, but I don’t care.” – Elizabeth Olsen

“A good food is mouthwatering when you see it and finger licking when you eat it.” – Anonymous


“Cooking is like snow skiing: If you don’t fall at least 10 times, then you’re not skiing hard enough.” – Guy Fieri

“It does not matter how expensive your kitchen is if you are a bad cook.” – Loesje

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W. C. Fields

“Why yes, I’ve discovered the joy of cooking. It’s when my husband does it.” – Anonymous

“Cooking is about creating something delicious for someone else.” – Ayumi Komura


“Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.” – Craig Claiborne

“No matter what happens in the kitchen, never apologize.” – Julia Child

“Best way to get rid of kitchen odors: Eat out.” – Phyllis Diller

“The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction. I hung it in my kitchen. It’s my way of saying, Don’t mess with me.” – Glenn Close

“I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and say to myself “well, that’s not going to happen.” – Rita Rudner

Every person has a thing for food but is not always into cooking. We need to inspire people more to nourish their cooking passion who has it. Others should be more aware of this basic skill to break gender stigma as well. Over here, we have kept from ‘laughing on a roll’ funny cooking quotes to ‘move a brick on society’ cooking quotes to serve every purpose. Anybody can use them to post a good photo in their favorite kitchen apron on social media or to cheer up their most favorite kitchen star on a cooking show.

To inspire your favorite chef to create new innovative dishes or to cook something for yourself when you feel low. Have them on your fingertips to use on dining clothes, social media posts; use them wherever you want even on your kitchen apron or wall décor on your kitchen wall. To cook good food, one definitely needs some good inspiration and we know our quotes will do the work like magic even without going to Hogwarts.

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